My letter to the next POTUS Dear Hillary Clinton. It is highly that you are going to become the next President of the United States. I hope that you become the change that the world needs, but looking at your record of accomplishment does not give me the slightest hope of change. You have ousted […]Read more "Dear future President"
Hey, guys! Today we went to Oslo on a class trip to the Nobel Peace Center, but we also worked on a project called Humans of Oslo. We paired up and went around in the city asking people questions and trying to find interesting people to interview. The exercise was quite scary at the beginning, […]Read more "Humans of Oslo"
Studying and Working Abroad Many young people choose to go abroad to study or work. What might be the reasons for this? – I think that many young people want to leave the “nest” and try to experience the world for themselves. They want to broaden their perspective on things, and that can`t happen in […]Read more "WORLD ISSUES + extras ;)"
Hey, guys! This is a new year, and I’m still enrolling at Sandvika High school in the second grade! I have a new international English class, and our teacher Dave – or David(From Africa! ;)) and he wanted to make us feel less shy in class. He asked us to do some fun, but quite uncomfortable […]Read more "Feedback to the exercise `Breaking the ice`"
We`ve listened to three different commencement speeches at Harvard university and a New Orleans University by Ellen Degeneres, a popular talk show hostess, J.K Rowling a world renounced author and Steven Spielberg, a famous producer. Ellen`s speech is about the acceptance and importance of failure. She says that failure is something that makes you stronger […]Read more "My advice to next year students"
A few weeks ago we watched the movie `About a boy`. The movie is based on the book written by Nick Hornby. However, those in my class that chose to read Hornby’s book say that the movie is slightly different than the book and that different scenes take place in the movie wich are not […]Read more "About a boy"
Every day we see pictures of dead refugees in the sea, we hear about ISIS (The “Islamic” state) and their atrocities committed against minorities and everyone who does not condone their form of ultra-orthodox Salafism. We hear about densely populated areas bombed by barrel bombs, we hear about the al-Assad forces committing war crimes and […]Read more "In-depth project"